Workshop Telecare at Home

Workshop Telecare at Home

October 1, 11.00 – 16.00 at the Conferentiehotel Drienerburght, Drienerlolaan 5, Enschede
(more information: Prof. dr. Nelly Oudshoorn; Ivo Maathuis)

This workshop aims to create a platform for healthcare professionals, philosophers, social scientists and technicians to discuss the results of the research project Telecare at Home, funded by the NWO program Responsible Innovation. In this research project an interdisciplinary team has developed different perspectives to better understand and reflect on the development and use of telecare devices for chronic patients. During the workshop we will discuss how the insights of this project can be used to improve the (ethical) assessment of emerging telecare technologies and to contribute to responsible innovation.


11.00-11.15: Welcome and introduction

11.15-12.00: Telecare Technologies for COPD: patients’ experiences
Presenter: Drs. Ivo Maathuis; Discussant: Drs. Hans Bloo

12.00-12.45: Telecare technologies: a design perspective
Presenter: Dr. Val Jones; Discussant: Prof. dr. Nelly Oudshoorn

12.45-13.30: Lunch

13.30-14.15: Responsible Innovation and Design
Presenter: Dr. Asle Kiran; Discussant: Dr. Val Jones

14.15-15.00: Towards an Ethical Assessment of Telecare Technologies
Presenter: Prof. dr. Peter Paul Verbeek; Discussant: Drs. Daan Wever

15.00-15.15: Tea break

15.15-15.30: Telecare at Home: What did we learn? Some reflections on the NWO project.
Presenter: Prof. dr. Nelly Oudshoorn

15.30-16.00: Final discussion

Please register for participation by sending an e-mail to Ivo Maathuis.

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